Animal Care Services - 2022 Winter Holiday Closure Dates

Nov 17, 2022

Dear investigators and research labs,

Please be advised of our order and delivery schedule for the 2022 holidays. Some service areas including the ACS Business Office and the Training team will be closed or operating at limited capacity during the holiday season.

Service Area Holiday Hours
Business Office & Procurement Office Offices closed Dec. 26, 2022 – Jan.  2, 2023. We will re-open at 8 a.m. on Jan. 3, 2023.
Animal Orders & Deliveries
  • Dec. 13: Submit orders prior to 12 p.m. for delivery during the week of Dec. 19.
  • Dec. 19-23: Last animal order deliveries for 2022.
  • Dec. 20: Submit orders prior to 12 p.m. for delivery during the week of Jan. 3, 2023.
Pharmaceuticals & Laboratory Supplies
  • Dec. 19: Submit orders prior to 12 p.m. for last AVP delivery of 2022.
  • Dec. 19-22: Last supply order deliveries for 2022.
Animal Transfers
  • Dec. 14: Submit transfer requests prior to 12 p.m.
  • Dec. 16: Last animal transfer for 2022.
  • Dec. 26, 2022 – Jan. 2, 2023: CCM loading dock closed for deliveries.
Diagnostic & Research Histology Laboratory
  • Diagnostic Lab: Closed Dec. 20, 2022 – Jan. 3, 2023.
  • Bacteriology: Submit last samples for in-house bacteriology on Dec. 12 unless prior arrangements made with the Diagnostic lab.
  • Research Histology: Closed Dec. 12, 2022 – Jan. 3, 2023
Training Program Closed Dec. 23, 2022 – Jan. 2, 2023, unless prior arrangements made with the Training team.

 

For any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

Investigators will be assessed for animal technician time at an overtime rate for requests to be carried out on statutory holidays at UBC when the University is closed.